Madras High court ordered ISPs to unblock torrent and file sharing websites

You must have known about the news of the blocking of different file sharing and torrent websites by different ISPs throughout India after the so called John Doe order by the Tamil Nadu high court on the request of the the producer of the different films. Most of these films are Tamil based and among all of them the most predominate film is named “3”.

After this ban Anonymous, also known as Internet Hactivists brings down the websites of the government and of different ISP including MTNL using DDOS. Anonymous also had organized a peaceful protest throughout India against the censorship by the Indian government.

Now after the latest ruling from the Madras High court to all the ISPs that they should not block the entire websites and ISPs should unblock access to some of the trusted websites on the list which includes Vimeo (a video sharing site) and Pastebin (A code or document sharing website).

Court has also ordered to block only specific URL which are violating the rights of the copyright holders by using any means possible.

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Windows Phone 8 mobile OS unveiled by Microsoft

On 20th June Microsoft unveils the next major version release for its Windows Mobile OS in the form of Windows Mobile 8. Windows Mobile 8 in terms of coding is very similar to upcoming PC OS Windows 8 and because of this Microsoft believes that the applications and games database for Windows Mobile OS will increase substantially in near future.

The new Windows Mobile 8 based smartphones will be launched by different manufacturers such as Nokia, Samsung, HTC and Huawei.

The new features in this version of Windows Mobile OS are listed below:

  1. Shared code between the PC and Mobile OS will result in the easy development of games and apps for the new Mobile OS.
  2. For the first time Windows Mobile OS will be able to harness the power of the multi cores CPUs. Till now there are many quad core and dual core based Android smartphones available in the market but not even a single multi core Windows based phone. May be because of the absence of this feature Microsoft’s mobile OS remains in the dark. Multiple cores can be turned off when not in need in the new Windows Mobile OS.
  3. New map application from Nokia
  4. Warning for the potentially harmful websites embedded within the core of the system.
  5. Support for HD screen or display
  6. Micro SD card support
  7. User can now customize the home screen as according to their choices.
  8. Support for NFC chips and a new app named “Wallet” will turn your smartphone into a credit card or can be used for NFC based payments.
  9. Skype can now receive calls via VOIP even when your are accessing some other application.
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Upcoming PS3 games that you should buy

Assassins Creed 3

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The upcoming sequel to the extremely popular 1st and 2nd Assassins Creed. It will be based on American Revolution.

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Sleeping Dogs

sleeping dogs

Based on a criminal organization operating from Hong Kong.

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Borderlands 2

borderlands 2

The next sequel to much poplar Borderlands game.

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Far Cry 3

far cry 3

Do i need to explanation for previous games from this series. I don’t think so. Far Cry is now back in the green.

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Darksiders 2

darksiders 2

Based on the four riders who are on mission to reinstate the lost glory of the man kind.

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Dishonoured

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This is most expensive of the all listed above. Based on the story of the infamous assassin who once was the bodyguard of an empress.

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Dell to launch laptops with Ubuntu OS pre installed

Dell has recently launched Ubuntu OS based laptops in India. This announcement came after the launch of the new tablet by Microsoft in Los Angeles, USA. Ubuntu OS is a open source Linux based operating system project which gets funding from Canonical Limited of England.

As per the announcement Dell agree to pre load their laptops with the Ubuntu OS from Canonical. All the Dell laptops from 14R and 15R series will get this OS instead of Windows. Canonical CEO Jane Silber stresses on the fact that small corporations and business houses can seriously cut their expenses by using free Ubuntu OS instead of the paid license of Windows OS.

One of the main point here is the significant reduction in the price of the Laptops. After using Ubuntu as the primary Dell can significantly reduce the prices of their Laptops and thus resulting more sales.

Why using unknown OS?

First Ubuntu may be an unknown OS for a simple user but it is definitely the most used Linux distribution out there. As Ubuntu is based on Linux, it will have host of benefits that are available with Linux only. One of the main advantage is that Ubuntu has large pool of talented developers and coders who voluntarily improve the OS as the time passes. As Ubuntu is based on Linux core it is less likely to be infected with virus.

Can i install Windows OS and Ubuntu OS on one computer?

Ubuntu is quite flexible when it comes to multiple booting. One can multi boot Ubuntu with other OS such as Windows and other Linux distribution. It can also run in a virtual environment means you don’t have to change the format of your hard disk partitions. It is definitely the most cool OS out there when it comes to multiple booting.

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Microsoft Surface, the all new tablet from Microsoft

At an event in Los Angeles on Monday, Microsoft reveals the much rumoured and speculated Microsoft Tablet running Windows 8. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said this tablet will also have the same productivity and entertainment as any PC out there.Microsoft Surface comes with a two accessories namely a keyboard and a kickstand.

According to Microsoft there will be two versions of Microsoft Surface that will actually be released in the market. These two versions are listed below:

Windows RT based:

First version of Microsoft Surface comes with Windows RT OS which is designed for tablet PCs only. It will be powered by an ARM based processor which is based on ARM architecture. This will actually be released towards the end of 2012. It is expected to be 9.3mm thick with an expected weight below 0.6 kg and has a display size of 10.6 inch. It will priced around Rs. 25,000 onwards in India depending on the memory capacities which is expected to be 32 and 64 GB.

Windows 8 based:

The second version which will be launched earlier than the Windows RT based version is 1.4 cm thick with an expected weight of 0.8 kg. It will be priced similar to present day ultrabooks and will run on a Windows 8 Pro edition OS. The metro design of Windows 8 will be used in this tablet. Metro design as according to some experts is targeted mainly at mobile computing. This version will also have a stylus to take handwritten notes.

It will powered by an Intel Core i5 ivy bridge CPU and other laptop based components. It will be available in two memory capacities that is 64 GB and 128 GB.

It is expected to be launched somewhere near the Windows 8 launch date. Microsoft initially will sell this tablet through its exclusive retail and online stores only so as to calm down other PC makers.

Features

Keyboard and Kickstand are the two accessories that will be available with both the versions. Both these tablets contain a full USB port for attaching pen drive which is most common feature every potential tablet customer is asking for.

Microsoft’s entry into the hardware is not always a successful one. Apart from the success of XBOX, Microsoft’s other attempt at the hardware market in the form of Zune (Music Player ) and Kin ( Phone ) is disastrous ones. Entering into the overly saturated tablet market is definitely a good move from Microsoft as this will offer a change to end users and at the same time breaks the monopoly of Apple iPad.

Domain surface.com is now with Microsoft:

The domain surface.com is now under the ownership of Microsoft and features photos and videos of the upcoming Microsoft tablet.

Gallery of Windows Surface Tablet

 

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